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[bioontology-support] searching a subtree of an ontology

Trish Whetzel whetzel at
Wed Jun 16 09:39:24 PDT 2010

Hi Tomasz,

Thanks for the feature request. There is a parameter to limit the  
search to a subtree. More documentation on the 'subtreerootconceptid'  
parameter is at: 
. Does this meet your needs?


On Jun 16, 2010, at 9:28 AM, Tomasz Adamusiak wrote:

> Hi,
> Would it be possible to add a feature (unless it's already possible)  
> to limit a search query to a part of an ontology? Example search  
> only children of Unit_of_Measure in NCI Thesaurus.
> At the moment the only way I think it could work would be to ask the  
> root path for every term in the result list, which of course is not  
> very effective...
> Ccing Kees van Bochove on the email who's also interested in this  
> feature.
> Thanks
> Tomasz
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> Tomasz Adamusiak, MD, PhD
> European Bioinformatics Institute
> +44 (0) 1223 492 562
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